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Retirement income gender gap widens to £6,400 a year

Women expecting to retire this year will on average be £6,400 a year worse off than men - with the gap £1,000 bigger than last year - according to new research.

Northern Ireland's devolution deadline nears

Time is running out for Northern Ireland's political parties to reach agreement on the restoration of devolved government at Stormont.

Hillsborough families to hear criminal charges decision from CPS

The Crown Prosecution Service is to announce whether individuals and organisations will face criminal charges over the Hillsborough disaster.

Boy with 'awful injuries' dies at Daventry rail depot

An 11-year-old boy has died after he suffered "awful" electrical burns at a rail freight depot, police have said.

Woman spared jail after helping refugee lover get to the UK

Woman spared jail after helping refugee lover get to the UK

A former Front National supporter has been spared punishment after helping her lover, an Iranian refugee, cross into Britain.

Corbyn to tempt Tories with emergency service pay amendment

Corbyn to tempt Tories with emergency service pay amendment

Jeremy Corbyn will challenge the Conservatives to show they are committed to ending "austerity" in the police and fire services by backing a Labour amendment to the Queen's Speech.

MP accused of Grenfell fire 'conspiracy' over death count

MP accused of Grenfell fire 'conspiracy' over death count

A London MP has been accused of "fuelling conspiracy theories" after he said he had "sympathy" with the suggestion the authorities were covering up the true number of dead within Grenfell Tower in order to prevent civil unrest.

Fire panel chair Sir Ken Knight advised against retrofitting sprinklers

Fire panel chair Sir Ken Knight advised against retrofitting sprinklers

The panel appointed to "make all public and private buildings safe as quickly as possible" following the Grenfell Tower fire is to be chaired by a former chief fire and rescue officer who advised against retrospective fitting of sprinklers.

Sir Vince Cable likely to become Lib Dem leader

Sir Vince Cable likely to become Lib Dem leader

Sir Vince Cable looks likely to become Liberal Democrat leader after all the party's senior MPs ruled themselves out of the race.

Safe standing area could be tested at League One club Shrewsbury Town

Safe standing area could be tested at League One club Shrewsbury Town

Shrewsbury Town are aiming to become the first English football club with an all-seater stadium to bring in safe standing.

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Woman dies after saloon hits 22 cars on Cornwall forecourt

Woman dies after saloon hits 22 cars on Cornwall forecourt

A female passenger has died after a saloon veered off a main road and crashed into a row of 22 cars on a garage forecourt in Cornwall.

Royal family spends £1.2m on doors for orangery at Windsor Castle

Royal family spends £1.2m on doors for orangery at Windsor Castle

A set of replacement doors for the orangery at Windsor Castle cost £1.2m, new royal accounts show.

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